Without tension there is no birth. To feel the waves of pain is to know you are on the precipice of a miracle. Pushing and screaming, there comes a moment in every woman’s labor where she silently breaks from her loving companions and must travel alone. You are the only one who can do this, ... Read More about Sway: Seeing The Sides + Swinging in the Tension with God
I sat on my front porch, my head in my hands, still in my sweaty workout clothes, ready to wrestle with God. The tears dripped down my face; they are my prayers when the words are stuck and scrambled. Tears flow faster than well-formed sentences and I think God understands them just as much, if not ... Read More about An Everyday Remedy For Your Unanswered Prayers.
I’m learning to give myself extra space to grieve in all its stages and forms. Grief gives me permission to feel and experience life more fully, to process change with perspective, and show myself kindness when life takes sharp corners. Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression. Acceptance. The ... Read More about Grief As A Spiritual Practice.
I have always feared giving myself completely, throwing myself recklessly into my real life. Won’t I drown in it? No one ever noticing, my life sucked down beneath the surface, quietly consumed by the monotonous waves of daily routines. What if I die, never really having done anything noteworthy ... Read More about I Don’t Want To Miss This.
I’m perched in the armchair beside her crib. Adorned with a pink bunny and blanket and flowery muslin fitted sheet, the anticipation of her company is almost tangible in this room. It's a space of the already, but not yet, the believable and the unbelievable. I also have a green bag filled with ... Read More about What Happens When We Make A Nest for the Unknown